LEO Lecturer III in Composition & Rhetoric

LEO Lecturer III

Job Opening ID
87896

Job Summary
The Department of Language, Culture and Communication (Composition and Rhetoric Discipline) invites applicants for a full time lecturer in Composition and Rhetoric to teach 6 courses per year (18 credits) effective 9/1/2014.

The Composition and Rhetoric discipline administers the general education writing requirement, campus writing center and an undergraduate Certificate in Writing. The discipline also collaborates closely with the university's honors program and College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters first year seminar program.

Expectations for the position include teaching in the first year writing program and service obligations. The candidate may also teach some upper level writing courses as needed by the discipline or department.

Required Qualifications*
Experience teaching writing at the collegiate level, familiarity with best practices in the teaching of writing and evidence of excellent teaching.

An M.A. in Composition and Rhetoric or a related field.

To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by December 1, 2013. Send cover letter, CV and a list of three references to: Chair, Composition and Rhetoric Search Committee, Language, Culture and Communication Department, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128-1419. All applications will be acknowledged.

Additional Information
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment, and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.

Union Affiliation
The terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers Employee Organization (LEO).

Currently this classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA).

Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers Employee Organization (LEO).